Yahrtzeit of Chasam Sofer Marked

Tefillos at the kever of the Chasam Sofer, Thursday night.

Friday, 25 Tishrei, marks the yahrtzeit of the Chasam Sofer, zt”l.

His tziyun in the city of Pressburg (today Bratislava, capital of Slovakia) was visited by thousands of Yidden from all over Europe and Eretz Yisrael. Many communities the world over commemorated the yahrtzeit with seudos and drashos on the works of the Chasam Sofer.

Last year, the kever was closed for the yahrtzeit, due to COVID regulations.

A seudah held near the kever compound Thursday night.